Banknote of 2024 Nominations

The first three nominations for the Banknote of 2024 are: Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note, Honduras: 500-Lempira Note, England: 5-Pound Note.

IBNS Journal 63-1

includes articles on Script of Jammu, Kashmir and Tibet, Time and Timekeeping on Banknotes, E. Chiossone: The Father of the Japanese Banknotes, Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba and Post Office Exchange Tokens of the Amur Region.

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Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note

Nominated by Chi Chao, IBNS Member 13019

NoteB158 (PNL): 5,000 теңге (tenge) (US$13)
Predominant Colour(s)Red and purple
Front (vertical)Kazakh text; golden eagle detail and 6th or 7th century BCE ornament found in Taldy II Kurgan burial mound; “Tree of Life” detail of sacred branch with hovering bird from headgear of 3rd or 4th century BCE “Golden Man” found in the Issyk kurgan burial mound; DNA spiral; national emblem
BackKazakh text; Charin Canyon in outline of infinity ornament; 7th or 8th century BCE golden eagle ornament found in the Berel Mounds “Valley of the Kings” as gold-to-jade RollingStar Patch; perched golden eagle; circular Kazakh symbol
WatermarkSamruk bird with electrotype 5000
Additional SecurityWindowed security thread with demetalized text
Size140 x 70 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book